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Helmdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A group of seven of us called in on Saturday evening and had a great evening at The Railway. The menu was good, with enough variety to keep everybody in the group happy, infact we were spoilt for choice. It was beautifully presented and I would say perfect portion sizes. The desserts were delicious, between us we had one of...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only stopped in for a couple of pints on a sunny afternoon. Friendly, genuine welcome by the new landlord and lady. Nice Ale, pub has been refurbished to a High standard but in keeping with its railway heritage. Would love to have stayed longer and will definatly be popping by in the future. Cool blackboard wall that you can write...

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing food at this country pub . Massive portion sizes so make sure you have an appetite. I could only eat half of it..staff very friendly the bar staff even offered us a lift back to our b and b instead of us paying what they called extortionate prices for a taxi. I had lasagne and my friend had pie..all.hand...

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Went for nice relaxing lunch with my husband and that is exactly what it was. My first time of eating there and it will definitely not be my last. The food was amazing chicken and Stilton with leeks and the best chips i have ever tasted. Dessert, apple and damson pie with vanilla ice cream fabulous. The service was brilliant...

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Palm Desert, California
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We went as a group of 9 for dinner. The food was delicious and we could not believe the size of the plates! They were all the size of serving platters, except for the children's plate of course. Good service, good food and a cosy dining room.

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1Thank Catherine N
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We came from a steam train ride to the Railway Inn mid afternoon on Sunday. We are a group of seven, including one teen that has milk and egg allergies and two other teenagers that are particular in their tastes and myself who does not eat meat. The staff accommodated us at a table quickly and without fuss. Every member...

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1Thank peteralfie
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner stayed here after we'd been to Alton towers, it's located around 6-7 miles from the park. The pub is very friendly and welcoming, all the locals were extremely friendly and made us welcome. The rooms are very spacious, clean and have basic amenities. Breakfast (full English) the next morning was very tasty and set us up...

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1Thank Joshua D
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Dropped in for a swift half one late lunch time. A few customers. My ale was very well kept. Staff brusque and more concerned with gossiping with their friends/family members sat opposite the bar. I looked at the menu for future reference and found it confusing and a huge range of snacks and meals. Walking round the back of the...

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Dronfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Our first visit last night was very good. We were amazed at the size of the portions. The food was cooked to perfection. Best meal in a long time and will certainly return very soon. Polite and friendly staff and food served without much waiting time at all.

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1Thank Heather L
Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Our family was having a day out at the adjacent Churnet Valley Railway to celebrate my 70th birthday. Our eldest daughter lives in Stoke but the rest of us were coming from Blackpool, Reading and London. We thought we would arrive separately coming such long distances but we actually arrived within a few minutes of each other. We asked the...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the Churnet Valley right in front of the Churnet valley railway station at Froghall near Alton towers the lovely country inn has beautiful 4 poster bedrooms and family rooms. Locally sourced foods freshly prepared daily, Fine beers and wines. Family friendly restaurant open all year round. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Railway Inn

Address: Froghall Road, Froghall, Stoke-on-Trent ST10 2HA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent > Froghall
Price Range: $98 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Railway Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All rooms are excellent.”
186377Adequate, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I was in Room 2 (I think) had a four poster”
lyndybell, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Room One has a large four poster bed and a large sofa bed, would be great for families with small children.”
JanDock, 12 Jul 2015 | Read review
“We two have stayed here a few times ,and never had to complain.Rooms are basic but clean .Good Value”
186377Adequate, 4 Nov 2014 | Read review
“There are no good rooms. Other reviews highlight that the only half decent room is the one in the picture.”
363gemmag, 27 Oct 2014 | Read review
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